Today’s Haiku (October 15, 2017)

My spirit is like the kudzu, turning over. Tossed by bad dreams, chased by orange clowns, but finding dawn at long last. Thanks, Fay, for this beautiful post.

Blue Willow Haiku World (by Fay Aoyagi)

葛の葉やはらりと地球裏返る  山田京子

kuzu no ha ya hararito chikyû uragaeru

            kudzu leaf…

            the earth turns over

            lightly

                                                Kyoko Yamada

from ‘Haidan,’ (‘Haiku Stage’) a monthly haiku magazine, October 2016 Issue, Honami Shoten, Tokyo

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take me with you

My spirit needs a guide to take me higher today, and Holly has the magic spell. I feel lighter just reading her words.

House of Heart

I  bend and stoop extending outward

reaching upward in search of space

but I am root-bound and so soft inside.

I need  someone to guide me.

A wild bird whose granite feathers span a pagan forest.

Take me with you above the soaring  sea hawk,

across the murmuring waves, your wings full of wind,

take me over and far beyond the lofty clouds.

Sheila Brown art “bird over the sea”

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